Korean War POW Maj. Gen. William F. Dean is freed, 1953
Published: August 13, 2012
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Tokyo, September, 1953: Maj. Gen. William F. Dean talks with reporters at the Tokyo Army Hospital, where he was recovering from the effects of three years in captivity in North Korea. While in prison, his fate still unknown in the U.S., Dean was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during fighting at Taejon in July, 1950.